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persist
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • "And what other time?" persisted the child.
  • So Pearl—the elf child—the demon offspring, as some people up to that epoch persisted in considering her—became the richest heiress of her day in the New World.

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  • The child persisted in asking questions despite my obvious desire to be left alone.
  • We expect the conditions to persist into next year.

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